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Cogobuy Group reports “robust growth” across its three major businesses for the year’s first half.
A Worldpay survey shows that high-spending, high-frequency “super-shoppers” dominate online spending.
Claimed to be the largest convenience retail chain in the world, the 7-Eleven network has just opened its 60,000th store.
Japanese electronics retailer Yamada Denki’s latest quarter profit surged to 2.5 times the year-earlier level.
Asian consumer confidence is holding steady, according to the latest MasterCard Index, despite challenges in some markets.
A doubling of restaurant chain Jumbo Group profit to S$3.4 million is credited to two new outlets.
Japanese restaurant operator AP is heading to Hawaii, planning to open its first outlets in January.
Weakened currencies plus the closure of non-performing stores have hit profits for Giordano International.
A Japanese airport is offering simulated around-the-world “jet” trips with a Hello Kitty flight attendant.
Hong Kong, Japan, Korea and Thailand products were showcased in Tmall Global’s annual 8.8 Shopping Festival.
Uniqlo US is remodelling its first global flagship store, in New York, with a fresh theme, “A New Tokyo in Soho”.
Expanding its Asian footprint yet further, Aeon buys Myanmar chain and establishes subsidiary there.